Install SharePoint on Vista

We've all struggled with using VPCs for our SharePoint development.  Thanks to Bamboo Solutions, we can now install WSS and MOSS on our host laptops running under Vista.

Check out this page for steps on how to complete this.


SQL Server Express Edition

SQL Server Management Studio Express

Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Service Pack 1

Office SharePoint Server 2007 with Service Pack 1

SharePoint on Vista Installation Helper File



-If using SQL Server Express Edition, install it before beginning the SharePoint installation

-You must choose the Advanced options of SharePoint during the install

-The install executable must be named SharePoint.exe (as it is in WSS).  For the solution to work with MOSS, simply rename the executable to "SharePoint.exe".

Disclaimer:  Unfortunately, this solution is not supported by Microsoft.

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